African Plant Database


Commicarpus helenae (Schult.) Meikle var. helenae
Family : NYCTAGINACEAE
Protologue : Hooker's Icon. Pl. 7(4): p. 1, t. 3694 (1971)  
Information on the genus : Commicarpus
Basionym : Boerhavia helenae Schult.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Boerhavia helenae Schult. (1822)
 Commicarpus helenae (Schult.) Meikle (1971)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Boerhavia libyca Pomel (1875)
=Boerhavia verticillata auct.
=Commicarpus plumbagineus var. lybica Pomel
=*Commicarpus plumbagineus auct.
=Boerhavia stellata Wight (1846)
=*Commicarpus stellatus (Wight) Berhaut (1953)
=Commicarpus verticillatus auct.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Scrambler- Ht 1 - 1.5 m. Alt: 200 - 1100 m. Distribution: BOT, LP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1996). Flora of Tropical East Africa Nyctaginaceae: 14-15

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 34: 343 (1979) [1980]
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 118

Bibliography other :
  • Phytotaxa 238(2): 129 (2015)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 18414
 
Record n°18414 modified 2008-12-16
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